V.23 No.18 | 5/1/2014
The Daily Word in Atari, Netflix, Nike and DOJ hearings.
By Carl Petersen [ Mon Apr 28 2014 10:00 AM ]
Paul Simon and Edie Brickell were arested at their home.
A woman died in a car crash while posting to Facebook.
Introducing the edible water bottle.
Donald Sterling made racist remarks.
They can turn off your brain with flashes of light.
A Nike employee sold rare sneakers on the black market.
When Netflix works again I will try Netflix Roulette.
The DOJ will hold the first of three public meetings on APD reform tonight.
They dug up the Atari mass grave.
Happy birthday, Jay Leno.
V.22 No.42 |
The Daily Word in dirty needles, dirty air and decapitations on Facebook
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Oct 22 2013 9:20 AM ]
A Downtown Grower's Market vendor was poked by a used needle in Robinson Park last weekend.
Live near Central Ave? Free WiFi for you then.
Cancer diagnosis spurs Walmart employee to skim from his cash register in order to pay for treatment.
Another sea monster washed up on a beach.
Smog in and around Beijing is bad. Really bad.
With some caveats, Facebook is once again allowing beheading videos to be posted.
Malcolm Gladwell (writer for The New Yorker, author of The Tipping Point) may make local independent bookstore Bookworks a stop on his tour promoting his new work David and Goliath but only if you vote (only takes five seconds) for Albuquerque/
V.22 No.35 |
The Daily Word in Syria developments, crazy UNM frat, Anasazi building
By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri Aug 30 2013 9:47 AM ]
France may become the primary U.S. ally in a possible strike against Syrian forces.
More on Facebook's privacy policies.
Lamar Odom arrested for DUI.
UNM's Sigma Alpha Epsilon comes in at number three on Rolling Stone's list of top 10 out-of-control fraternities.
Police say a woman gave birth to a baby boy in the bathroom of a busy sports bar, killed the infant, and then headed back out to finish watching a wrestling match.
APD declines use of dashboard cameras, doesn't have the best history with using their lapel cameras.
Anasazi building in Downtown Albuquerque begins pre-selling units as construction continues.
V.22 No.32 | 8/8/2013
The Daily Word in Facebook confession, speeding momma, Perseid meteor shower
By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri Aug 9 2013 10:37 AM ]
Florida man confessed on Facebook to killing his wife and posted a chilling, graphic photo her of bloodied body before turning himself in.
One injured after officer-involved shooting in Santa Fe.
Arrests made in Rehtaeh Parsons case.
Police say a pregnant mom led them on a 120-mph-chase down 550.
V.22 No.15 | 4/11/2013
The Daily Word in Margaret Thatcher, chile law and treasure hunting
By B.L. Brennan [ Mon Apr 8 2013 10:21 AM ]
The Chernin Group makes $500 million bid for Hulu.
Local pediatrician is dedicated to helping children who are victims of abuse.
In an effort to thwart scalpers, Kid Rock is scalping his own concert tickets.
The New Mexico Chile Advertising Act requires full disclosure on whether the chiles are “New Mexican” or not.
New Mexico treasure hunters beware! You have now been warned that finders may not be keepers.
Facebook to charge for messages sent outside of your network.
“Calvin and Hobbes” get gritty remake in new fan film.
V.22 No.12 | 3/21/2013
The Daily Word in Lobos get the three seed, Operation Valkyrie survivor and thumbs up
By B.L. Brennan [ Mon Mar 18 2013 10:37 AM ]
The number 3 seed Lobos will face Harvard in Salt Lake City.
The release date of Jobs has been pushed back indefinitely.
A body and a bags of bombs were found in a dorm room at the University of Central Florida.
An APD officer was shot yesterday during and investigation near San Mateo and Gibson.
A violin that was played as the Titanic sank has resurfaced.
New Mexico baby receives life saving organ donation days before his first birthday.
Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist, the last survivor of the plot to assassinate Hitler has died at age 90.
Record breaking thumbs up!
V.22 No.9 |
The Daily Word in illegal hot air balloons, ghost wives, forced to pee in a bucket and more interlock license restrictions
Happy birthday Dean Stockwell
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Mar 5 2013 8:28 AM ]
This guy may sue Circle K for allegedly making him pee in a bucket.
Filesharing site Pirate Bay says it has moved operations to friendlier-
Another excellent Dangerous Minds rant about Facebook's "broken on purpose" EdgeRank scheme.
The White House thinks you should be able to unlock your phone or tablet and wants the current law changed.
A town that wanted to put up a statue of Len Bias finds out that most people think of the dead basketball star as a crackhead, not an athlete. Whatever you may think, he was a pivotal figure in the War on Drugs.
These guys have a suitable dead woman that would make a great wife for your dead single brother.
Harrison Ford is going to be in Anchorman 2.
V.22 No.7 | 2/14/2013
The Daily Word in Santa Fe Fire, Super Bowl blackout and Facebook unfriending
By B.L. Brennan [ Fri Feb 8 2013 10:04 AM ]
Historic Santa Fe building was up in flames last night.
Super Bowl blackout was traced to a faulty device.
New Mexico lawmakers crack down on a bill against drinking and boating.
A man in Florida stole a towel and then tried to disguise himself as “The Sun”.
Body found on Pajarito Mesa positively ID’ed as missing father of five.
That person that you unfriended on Facebook is scarred for life.
Introducing Monopoly’s newest game piece! (Spoiler Alert: it’s a cat.)
If you didn’t watch the Puppy Bowl, then you missed out on all of this cuteness.
V.22 No.5 |
The Daily Word in the hatchet hitchhiker, the UNM groper and Unemployed Reporter Porter
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Feb 5 2013 8:51 AM ]
The APS board election is today and voters will decide whether or not to approve a large bond that would maintain and improve Albuquerque's schools.
The Laguna man who ran over a cyclist is mad at the victim's family.
UNM now has a grope hot-line.
I can't stop reading UNM Confessions.
People in Denver may petition the city to rid their airport of Luis Jimenez's last sculpture, "Mustang."
Memo outlines Obama administration's argument that it is legal to kill Americans who are in the upper levels of Al Qaeda or "any associated force."
And now for some bizarre North Korean propaganda.
V.22 No.4 |
The Daily Word in monkeys, big cigars, rent and bacon
Death of a Player
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jan 29 2013 8:21 AM ]
Virgin Galactic will start paying rent for Spaceport America.
State bill that would increase background checks for gun buyers is likely dead.
They've launched worms and turtles, and now Iran has sent a monkey into space.
Great story behind this super-rare coin.
The Globe and Mail teaches you how to make bacon.
Dude, what happened?
Here's a rotten Twinkie for sale.
RIP Sugarfoot. The lead singer of the Ohio Players died.
V.21 No.51 | 12/20/2012
The Daily Word in weather delays, The Hobbit and Vodka for Elephants
By B.L. Brennan [ Fri Dec 14 2012 10:51 AM ]
Shooting reported at elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.
Lindsay Lohan’s storage locker could be auctioned off. Cue the Storage Wars jokes!
Some New Mexico schools delayed due to winter storm.
Is The Hobbit not living up to its hype?
Two New Mexico men alledgedly hired to kill Justin Bieber.
Prefer online shopping to braving the holiday crowds? Here are some tips for safer online shopping.
Memorable weather photos of 2012.
Apparently Vodka kept these elephants alive.
A corgi sleigh that is just too cute.
Stabbing victim found at sobriety checkpoint.
Chunky bracelets aren’t just for wearing anymore.
If you got your loved one a cat for Christmas.
V.21 No.48 |
The Daily Word in fat stacks, emo countries and Roasted Turkey Doritos
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Nov 29 2012 9:02 AM ]
Someone in Arizona and someone in Missouri bought the winning tickets for the $587.5 million jackpot.
Ask two people in New Mexico to spot you some cash because this morning, they're millionaires.
Feds to probe the culture of APD.
Prompted by religion, a ENMU graduate returned toilet paper he stole from the school years ago.
The world's most emo countries, color-coded.
On Monday, there was no no violent crime in NYC. That anyone knows of.
And fast-food workers there go on strike.
The immortal jellyfish ages backward.
People in India arrested for political Facebook posts.
AP Style Guide—the rulebook for most media—bans the use of "homophobia" in favor of something "more neutral" ... ?
Holiday flavorcountry: Roasted Turkey Doritos.
Down in the dumps? There's a good chance you're going to spend your money foolishly. (Plus: Studies making fun of your spending habits a surefire cure for depression.)
Pro wrestler wants his Romney tattoo erased from his face.
V.21 No.47 |
The Daily Word in APD probe, Miley's pig and milk for inmates
By Nick Brown and Co. [ Tue Nov 27 2012 10:19 AM ]
U.S. Justice Department announces it will investigate APD.
APD officer accused of encouraging neighbors to brawl to settle a dispute.
Best prank ever. By which we mean freaking scariest.
San Juan County inmates nearly riot over lack of milk at breakfast.
That Facebook privacy notice everyone's posting won't help you at all.
Bigfoot DNA results. Finally.
Albuquerque Authorities name their baby rhino Chopper rather than Bonbornio.
PETA gave Miley Cyrus a pig for her birthday. She didn't get it.
Fiona Apple cancels a tour to spend time with her dying pit bull, Janet.
Happy birthday, Bruce Lee and Jimi Hendrix.
V.21 No.46 |
The Daily Word in MacAfee, Pabst, Twinkies and WTF am I going to do with all these Coyote Pelts?
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Nov 17 2012 4:20 PM ]
Owner of the Los Lunas gun store sponsoring coyote hunt may give the resulting pelts to the homeless.
The Rio Grande Sun actually used the headline "Man Shot in Drug deal Gone Bad."
The Ten Commandments monument finally unveiled in OK City has spelling errors.
You have virtually no digital privacy/rights.
This woman died because Irish law allows NO abortion.
These Israeli soldiers look like they're on a Banana Republic catalog shoot.
More on Facebook's page reach limiting.
IKEA furniture was made by East German forced Labor.
There's a Bond exhibit going up at the D.C. spy Museum.
On this day in 1938, Gordon Lightfoot was born, ensuring that he would be around to write the song Canada's grocery stores play every minute of every hour of the day forever and ever.
V.21 No.46 | 11/15/2012
Where Are Your Friends When You Need Them?
By Devin D. O’Leary [ Mon Nov 12 2012 1:25 PM ]
It’s all over now but the schadenfreude. Watch Facebook users unfriend Mitt Romney in real time, courtesy of Disappearing Romney. Since losing the election, he’s down more than 100,000 friends—and losing an average of 847 more per hour.
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